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Posted on:
Sun, 26/11/2017 - 15:17

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

amt722 your on the list great to have you with us and let's break that Christmas habit this year.

Posted on:
Mon, 27/11/2017 - 00:19

boxingdayfresh

Joined:
2014-12-28

Checking in on 57 days - enjoying Christmas shopping & no gambling !

 

Posted on:
Mon, 27/11/2017 - 08:24

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Hello all update number 4. We had 13 check ins this week. We actually have over 40 sign ups but unfortunately it is inevitable that some just stop checking in, some will be that they leave the site and stay stopped others go back to old ways and of course week by week some will forget to check in and I'm sure there's a few on the list below that haven't checked in but are still gamble free and I hope to see them checking in this week coming.

I do want to just pick up on the fact that so many come and go and although as I said some are still gamble free while others just go back to gambling, it is a very hard and serious addiction to fight but in many ways it's easy to fight its all about choices and taking the time to understand the urge that comes will pass, just take a moment and say why would I want to gamble I know what happens when I gamble. I had a diary on here in 2010 that's the earliest diary I remember wether I had an earlier one I'm not sure but I am unfortunately not 7 years gamble free I have had so many day 1's and each time I go back it got worse and worse. If you think you've hit rock bottom I doubt it, you go back and you'll find further pain. The gambling world for us offers nothing but despair. So I urge you all to keep strong and give your recovery a chance. Just commit to little goals at a time be it a day, week or month and keep it rolling you won't regret it.

I'm far from "cured" if there is such a thing and I'm far from an expert in these matters, I just type away and hope what I say can help.

Well done to the 13 checking in. Hope to have you all back this week and some more besides.

Shout out to Moorey631986 for breaking that first month gamble free and also to amt722 for joining the century club.

Have a great gamble free week.

Neveragain121016 - 604
sjwsjw - 62
velvet7 - 48
Spaceman - 29
Bal - 959
Sam Crow - 546
boxingdayfresh - 57
chartom3 - 92
Unicorntears - 45
Christer1 - 28
Moorey631986 - 36
Casey - 953
amt722 - 102

Change
Mixer
Adamjamal2014-2017
Wentworth
Slot Fool
Ineffable
Sars27
tootoughtocall
Roseivy
TomS
wallyweird
adam808
SLS
Stupidmistakes
Santababy25
myfreedom
simonb47
Seventy7
Pols
Alimbutt
Tomwwrl
JamesG
Stewbidd
Markman
Melonade
Dave1982.
Veebee
Shane78
Natalie1983

Posted on:
Mon, 27/11/2017 - 16:38

Christer1

Joined:
2016-02-29

Checking in on day 28

Posted on:
Mon, 27/11/2017 - 20:33

Mixer

Joined:
2016-12-03

Checking in Day 108 :)

Posted on:
Tue, 28/11/2017 - 07:39

boxingdayfresh

Joined:
2014-12-28

Thank you for the update - it’s time consuming job! Great to be part of the quitting for Christmas team! 

Posted on:
Tue, 28/11/2017 - 16:40

Alimbutt

Joined:
2017-06-23

Checking in gf 9 days after relapse

Posted on:
Tue, 28/11/2017 - 20:03

sjwsjw

Joined:
2017-10-27

Checking in day 63 gf, all is well. Thanks for the update Neveragain!

Posted on:
Wed, 29/11/2017 - 09:53

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Alimbutt well done for coming back. Shows great strength and shows you really want to stop. Don't beat yourself up to much but at that same time take the negative that you feel from the relapse and use it to keep you strong next time an urge comes. Stay strong.

Posted on:
Wed, 29/11/2017 - 14:28

Bal

Joined:
2015-04-18

Bal in for the week x

Posted on:
Wed, 29/11/2017 - 14:31

Sars27

Joined:
2017-06-02

180 days GF CHECKING IN :)

Posted on:
Wed, 29/11/2017 - 18:58

Spaceman

Joined:
2017-01-27

Checking in day 31 

Posted on:
Wed, 29/11/2017 - 19:10

Casey

Joined:
2015-04-19

Checking in for the week x

Posted on:
Thu, 30/11/2017 - 05:47

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Checking in.

Posted on:
Thu, 30/11/2017 - 18:00

boxingdayfresh

Joined:
2014-12-28

Checking in 60 days ! 

Posted on:
Thu, 30/11/2017 - 21:35

Moorey631986

Joined:
2016-09-08

Checking in on Day 39

Posted on:
Thu, 30/11/2017 - 21:51

chartom3

Joined:
2015-03-11

Checking in 95 days ....

Posted on:
Fri, 01/12/2017 - 02:13

Christer1

Joined:
2016-02-29

Checking in day 32 gf

Posted on:
Fri, 01/12/2017 - 06:51

Melonade

Joined:
2017-10-31

Sorry checking in 31 days gf :) 

Posted on:
Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:21

Sam Crow

Joined:
2012-02-23

Sam checking in on the road to Christmas :)

Posted on:
Fri, 01/12/2017 - 19:09

Mixer

Joined:
2016-12-03

Checking in Day 112; gotta - and gonna - keep going 

Posted on:
Sat, 02/12/2017 - 06:57

Moorey631986

Joined:
2016-09-08

Checking in Day 41 gf

Posted on:
Sun, 03/12/2017 - 21:42

sjwsjw

Joined:
2017-10-27

A very happy GF weekend here. 3 weeks tomorrow until Christmas day =0

Posted on:
Mon, 04/12/2017 - 00:03

amt722

Joined:
2013-11-10

Checking in, remaining GF

Posted on:
Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:41

Christer1

Joined:
2016-02-29

36 days gf

Posted on:
Mon, 04/12/2017 - 19:49

Mixer

Joined:
2016-12-03

Checking in, Day 115 :)

Posted on:
Mon, 04/12/2017 - 22:05

boxingdayfresh

Joined:
2014-12-28

Checking in on 64 days !

 

Posted on:
Tue, 05/12/2017 - 09:14

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Hi all, another update and another week closer to Christmas. How's the Christmas shopping going? It can be stressful for numerous reasons but try to enjoy your gamble free Christmas and from a financial point of view, if you don't have it to spend don't spend it, I'm sure family/friends will understand. What I'm saying is try not to put to much pressure on yourselves.

14 check ins this week. Shout out to Sars27 for passing the half year mark really well done and keep at it. Also we have Christer1, Spaceman and Melonade all breaking through the one month mark. Well done to all.

Well done to all those checking in and adding another 7 days gamble free.

Neveragain121016 - 611
Christer1 - 35
Mixer - 115
boxingdayfresh - 64
Alimbutt - 15
sjwsjw - 69
Bal - 966
Sars27 - 185
Spaceman - 36
Casey - 960
Moorey631986 - 43
chartom3 - 99
Melonade - 34
Sam Crow - 553

Change
Adamjamal2014-2017
Wentworth
Slot Fool
Ineffable
Unicorntears
tootoughtocall
Roseivy
TomS
velvet7
wallyweird
adam808
SLS
Stupidmistakes
Santababy25
myfreedom
simonb47
Seventy7
Pols
Tomwwrl
JamesG
Stewbidd
Markman
Dave1982.
Veebee
Shane78
Natalie1983
amt722

Posted on:
Tue, 05/12/2017 - 16:22

Spaceman

Joined:
2017-01-27

Checking in day 37 

Posted on:
Tue, 05/12/2017 - 17:08

sjwsjw

Joined:
2017-10-27

Thanks for the update!

Checking in day 70 GF

Posted on:
Tue, 05/12/2017 - 21:45

Slot Fool

Joined:
2017-09-20

Day 26 :)

Posted on:
Wed, 06/12/2017 - 00:28

Christer1

Joined:
2016-02-29

37 gf days

Posted on:
Wed, 06/12/2017 - 17:18

Mixer

Joined:
2016-12-03

Checking in; thank you for the update Neveragain :)

Posted on:
Thu, 07/12/2017 - 09:19

Bal

Joined:
2015-04-18

Bal in for the week

Posted on:
Thu, 07/12/2017 - 12:50

Sam Crow

Joined:
2012-02-23

Sam checking in for the week gamble free!

Posted on:
Thu, 07/12/2017 - 15:43

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Checking in for the week.

Posted on:
Thu, 07/12/2017 - 16:58

Alimbutt

Joined:
2017-06-23

Checking in gamble free

Posted on:
Thu, 07/12/2017 - 17:55

Melonade

Joined:
2017-10-31

Thanks for the mention. I'm sorry to say I relapsed just over week ago. So now on day 6. I hope I can continue on this. 

Posted on:
Thu, 07/12/2017 - 21:12

MickMUFC

Joined:
2016-06-05

Great idea, Ive had a bad day today after thinking i was in control of my betting and dont want a bad day to ruin my familys and my xmas, so as of today Im in, good luck to everyone else involved.

Posted on:
Sat, 09/12/2017 - 11:40

Unicorntears

Joined:
2017-10-14

Checking in 

Posted on:
Sat, 09/12/2017 - 11:46

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Melonade sorry to hear of your slip but we'll done having the strength to get back on the horse your always welcome on this thread.

MickMUFC your on the list, hope this challenge can help you and you and your family have a great Christmas.

Posted on:
Sat, 09/12/2017 - 12:24

Casey

Joined:
2015-04-19

Checking in safely x

Posted on:
Sat, 09/12/2017 - 12:55

MickMUFC

Joined:
2016-06-05

Neveragain121016 wrote:
Melonade sorry to hear of your slip but we'll done having the strength to get back on the horse your always welcome on this thread. MickMUFC your on the list, hope this challenge can help you and you and your family have a great Christmas.

 

Thanks mate, day  2 today, onwards and upwards. :)

Posted on:
Sat, 09/12/2017 - 14:48

velvet7

Joined:
2017-05-26

Checking in having finished Christmas shopping for my youngest instead of chucking all my money away! Keep going everyone.

Posted on:
Sun, 10/12/2017 - 09:05

boxingdayfresh

Joined:
2014-12-28

Day 70 & all Christmas shopping more or less done. Just a few stocking fillers to get. Had a couple of Christmas nights out recently and still got enough money to treat myself and family over Christmas. Booked a pantomime for us all ... oh yes I did! 

Posted on:
Sun, 10/12/2017 - 17:38

ADJ

Joined:
2017-12-10

Hi guys, joined today and thats my wish to be free in gambling for 2018.I'm definitely in!

Posted on:
Mon, 11/12/2017 - 09:30

Moorey631986

Joined:
2016-09-08

Checking in on Day 50 :)

Posted on:
Mon, 11/12/2017 - 20:42

amt722

Joined:
2013-11-10

Checking in on 116 days GF, traditionally leading up to and during the Xmas and New Year period i would be online wasting funds i had allocated for other things and using endless means of credit. I actually can't recall a Xmas in recent years where i have'nt ruined it  for myself and family mentally and financially. 

This year is different, not going to give up 116 days of being GF. Have accepted that gambling beat me after 7 years and as a compulsive gambler i will never win an amount which will not be lost. I couldnt ever stop when in profit. What's the logic in that! 

Posted on:
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:44

Neveragain121016

Joined:
2011-10-04

Amt722 and boxingdayfresh great to hear the turn around this Xmas great stuff.

And welcome to ADJ great to have you with us.

Update to follow at some point today. Had a mad, quite unbelievable day yesterday.

Posted on:
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:35

Mixer

Joined:
2016-12-03

Checking in. Looking forward to hearing about your day yesterday, Neveragain :)

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